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Monthly Archives: May 2014

"Recycled Teenagers" in Kerry Debate Growing Old in Ireland

80 people joined Broadcaster George Hook in The Malton Hotel, Killarney to debate growing old in Ireland. With our population rising and figures projecting 800,000 people over the age of 65 by 2021, Bluebird Care hosted an event to discuss planning for an ageing population.

Photos by Don McMonagle

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Healthy Living Infographic Sources

Sources Central Statistics office (2006) Population by Age. UCD Institute of Food and Health (2010) Nutrition and Health in an Ageing Population. Nursing in General Practice. Clinical Review Elia, M. & Russell, C.A. (2009) Combating Malnutrition: Recommendations for Action. Nestle Health Science. Malnutrition and the Elderly. Correia, M.I. & Waitzberg, D.L. The impact of malnutrition on morbidity, mortality, length of hospital...
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